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αἰδώς αἰδέομαι

I.a sense of shame, shame, modesty, self-respect, Hom., etc.:—personif., Ζηνὶ σύνθακος θρόνων Αἰδώς Shame that shares his throne with Zeus, Soph.
2.regard for others, respect, reverence, Theogn.; τὴν ἐμὴν αἰδῶ respect for me, Aesch.
II.that which causes shame, and so,
1.a shame, Il.; as an exclam., shame! αἰδώς, Ἀργεῖοι, κακ᾽ ἐλέγχεα! id=Il.; αἰδώς, Λύκιοι: ποῖ φεύγετε; id=Il.
2.= τὰ αἰδοῖα, id=Il.

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